Perpendicular Symbol

Symbol Format Data
Code Point
U+22A5
TeX
\perp
SVG
Symbol Table

Usage

In geometry, the perpendicular symbol is used to show that two lines are perpendicular to each other. Typically the perpendicular symbol is used in an expression like this:

In plain language, this means that the line is perpendicular to the line . Read more…

Related

right tack

The right tack symbol.

left tack

The left tack symbol.

down tack

Raised interpolation marker

Links

Perpendicular Lines

The symbol for two perpendicular lines is a horizontal line with another line drawn perpendicular to it.

Perpendicular Angle

A perpendicular angle is visually denoted by drawing a square at the vertex of the angle. The measured angle is equal to π/2 radians or 90°.